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Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center / General Practice Residency (12 months)



  1. Program Contact Information ↑ 

      Program Contact:

        Dr.  Michael Macalalad 

        Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center 

        Department of Dentistry OPB 

        7601 East Imperial Highway 

        Downey, California  90242 

        Phone (Work): 562-385-7251 

        Email: mmacalalad@dhs.lacounty.gov 

        State Program located in: California 


        Dr.  Michael Macalalad 

        Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center 

        Department of Dentistry OPB 

        7601 East Imperial Highway 

        Downey, California  90242 

        Phone (Work): 562-385-7251 

        Email: mmacalalad@dhs.lacounty.gov 

        State Program located in: California 


      Website:


      Program Deadline ↑ 

      ADEA PASS Application and Transcript Deadline: November 1


      Program Information ↑ 

        What date will your program start on? 07/01

        Length of Program:  12 months

        Program Number: GPR503

        Is your program located in an academic institution or clinical institution? Hospital

        Does your program offer any graduate degrees or certificates? Yes

          If Yes, please list Graduate degrees or certificates offered: GPR Certificate of Completion

        Does your program participate in MATCH? Yes

        Estimated number of available positions for current application cycle: 6

        Does your program accept predoctoral students as externs (typically described as 1-2 weeks of voluntary, full-time, primarily observational experiences without formal educational objectives or affiliation)?:  No


      Program Description ↑ 

      Please refer to the following link:

      http://file.lacounty.gov/SDSInter/dhs/234379_GeneralPracticeResidency-2-ProgramDescription.pdf


      Program Requirements Part I ↑ 


        Program Specific Requirements

        ADA ADAT Scores are Required: No

        ADA ADAT Scores are Accepted but Not Required: Yes

        Must upload unofficial undergraduate transcripts to the ADEA PASS application: Yes

        Must submit Dental School transcripts to the program (in addition to ADEA PASS): No

        Must report GRE scores in the ADEA PASS application: No

        Must submit original GRE scores to the program: No

        Must upload a CV/Resume to the ADEA PASS application: Yes

        Must submit a photocopy or a notarized copy of your dental school diploma to the program: Yes

        Must submit Dental Admissions Test (DAT) score: No

        Must submit official NBDE results to ADEA PASS: Yes

        Must submit official INBDE results to ADEA PASS: Yes

        Must submit a National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Comprehensive Basic Science Examination (CBSE) score. (OMS only): No

        Must submit a 2" x 2" photo to the program: Yes

        Must contact program for additional requirements: No

        Must visit program website for additional requirements: No

        Additional Information: 

        NBDE scores: If applicants have not taken Part 2 at the time of application, official Part 2 or INBDE passing result needs to be presented as a condition of acceptance into the program.

        2x2 Photo: Please send to mmacalalad@dhs.lacounty.gov


        Program Supplemental Requirements

        Must submit supplemental application to the program: No

        Must submit supplemental application processing fee to the program: No

        Domestic Applicants:  $ 0.00

        International Applicants: 0.00

        Other (Please explain)  $

        Additional Information:  $


        Additional Information

        Interview schedule for the current application cycle: 

      Program Requirements Part II ↑ 

        General Requirements

        Must have passed Part 1, National Dental Board Examination: Yes

        Must have passed Part 2, National Dental Board Examination: Yes

        Must have earned a D.M.D./D.D.S. degree, or equivalent: Yes

        Must have completed a one-year residency program: No

        Additional Information: 


        Background

        Must be a U.S. Citizen: No

        Can be a permanent resident?: Yes

        Permanent residents must show proof of residency: Yes

        Will accept Canadian citizens: Yes

        Must have a limited permit: No

        Must have a U.S. dental license: No

        Must be eligible for state dental license: No

        Must have a valid state dental license: No

        Must be a graduate of: 

        Applicants without U.S. Dental Degrees: Will Not be Considered

        Eligible Citizenship Types: 
        US citizen, US permanent resident
        US/ Canadian citizen, US/ Canadian permanent resident
        Non-US citizen/resident (no sponsorship)

        Additional Information: 


        Additional Requirements for International Applicants

        Will accept foreign citizens (not including Canada): Yes

        Must be proficient in the English language: Yes

        Must report TOEFL score on ADEA PASS application: No

        Must submit original TOEFL score report to program: No

        Must have foreign transcripts evaluated: Not Applicable

        Must have foreign transcripts submitted to the program: Not Applicable

        May be considered if graduated from non-ADA accredited dental school: No

        Additional Information: 

        To be eligible to apply, foreign-trained dentists must have successfully completed training in a program for international dentists at an ADA-accredited U.S. or Canadian dental school and must be able to legally work in the U.S. without the institution's sponsorship.